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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Mawlaik in Burma

Earthquake location 23.1025S, 94.4869WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Mawlaik in Burma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:58:38 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20003p7w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003p7w. Exact location, longitude 94.4869° East, latitude 23.1025° North, depth = 86.67 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.67 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/15 / 2015-09-25 20:28:38 / September 25, 2015 @ 8:28 pm.

Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Mawlaik (c. 44 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Falam (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Falam, Mawlaik. Nearby country/countries, Myanmar (c. 53 414 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 59 km S of Mawlaik, Burma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.4869° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.1025° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 86.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59km S of Mawlaik, Burma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-25 20:28:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-26 17:21:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 390 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.431 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20003p7w Id of event.
Event Code 20003p7w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003p7w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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